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Chappelear Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C38
Scope and Contents Papers, 1876-1959, of Benjamin Curtis Chappelear including manuscript and printed maps of Fauquier, Loudoun, Clarke, and Warren counties, Va.; Virginia state maps; United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey Maps of areas in Virginia and West Virginia; notes concerning land records and manuscript volumes which include account books collected by Chappelear of blacksmiths, farmers, postmasters, students, tanners, and operators of general stores. The collection also includes...

Cocke Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00231
Scope and Contents

Letter from J.E. Wills, Upper Brandon (home of William Byrd Harrison) to Dr. Cocke asking if Cocke needed a farm manager, July 11, 1869.  Note to Palmer and Turpin requesting seeds, written from Bremo, July 17, 1869.  The years on both of these documents are difficult to read.

George Washington Parke Custis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C96
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1832-1856, of George Washington Parke Custis of "Arlington." The collection is mostly letters written to Francis Nelson, his farm manager at "White House," New Kent County, Virginia concerning growing and marketing crops, agricultural improvements, the effect of the proposed Richmond and York River Railroad on the plantation, and Robert E. Lee. There are a few additional letters to Nelson from merchants and railroad officials, and photostats of 2 additional Custis letters.

Charles H. Dimmock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 D59
Scope and Contents Papers, 1826-1872, of Charles Dimmock and Charles Henry Dimmock. Includes sketch of the life of Charles H. Dimmock; a manuscript volume containing a journal of a voyage from Norfolk to Madeira and farm journal of "Shabby Hall," Gloucester County, Va.; travel diary, 1826, of Charles Dimmock concerning travels in Venice and Germany; and papers concerning the service of Charles Henry Dimmock in the engineer's corps in the Confederate Army, some of which include work at Yorktown, Va. and having...

John "Jack" Fitzgerald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01186
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1827-1855, written to John "Jack" Fitzgerald of "Walnut Hill," Nottoway County, Va. Letters written by Thomas Branch and Bros. of Petersburg, Va, his brother, William Fitzgerald (House of Delegates, Richmond, Va.) and Winfree Williamson of Richmond, Va.

Topics and genre include bills, family news, legal matters, invoices and account statements of items sold, prices and commission information and correspondence concerning the selling of slaves.

James Galt Diary, 1835-1844

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D10
Scope and Contents

Diary of James Galt, of "Point of Fork," Fluvanna County, Virginia which concerns farm management on several plantations, activities of himself and his family and includes lists of clothing given out to slaves (slaves listed by family group) and includes an incident concerning the alleged poisoning of slaves (entry for 18 January 1839.)

George M. Pennybacker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 P38
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1843-1852, of George M. Pennybacker and Mrs. Ann Pennybacker of Rockingham County, Va. Includes letter and accounts. The accounts are with farm laborers and with merchants in Winchester, Va.

Henry Augustine Washington to Lawrence Washington Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00508
Content Description Four page letter from Williamsburg, Virginia in which Henry writes about financial matters with his father, Lawrence, and describes his responsibilities at the college in his new position. He also writes to his father regarding the low price Lawrence was able to get on his corn crop. Henry seems hopeful though that the future crop Lawrence has will be plentiful and will fetch a better price. Additionally, Henry laments that he cannot travel home to see Mother and other family in...

Newcastle-Macon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 N43
Scope and Contents

Accounts, 1868-1889, of Doctor W. H. Macon as agent for the Newcastle estate ["Newcastle," Hanover County, Va. ?] Includes an agreement, his account sheets and accounts with farm laborers.

Nicolson Family Ledgers and Journals

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 N52, 76 N52 and 93 N52
Scope and Contents Collection contains account journals, some papers and other items of James M. Nicolson, a general merchant in Gloucester County, Virginia (1802-1869), an account book kept by Nicolson and Capt. John L. Hibble as Assistant Quarter Masters of the 26th Virginia Regiment, 1861-1864 (discusses slaves labors); a letter book of H. Yeatman & Co., merchants of Gloucester Court House, 1869-1870, which also contains some of Nicolson's correspondence; and ledger accounts, 1892-1899, for farming at...

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Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial (Va.) 1
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Chicago (Ill.)--History--19th century 1
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French language--Study and teaching 1
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Germany--Description and travel--19th century 1
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Italy--Description and travel--19th century 1
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Loudoun County (Va.)--Maps 1
Madeira Islands--Description and travel--19th century 1
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Nottaway County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Oysters--Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.) 1
Plantation life--Southern States--History--19th century 1
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Plantations--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Powhatan County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
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Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
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Registers of birth, etc 1
Retail trade--Virginia--History 1
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 1
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Siege of Petersburg, Va. (Richmond-Petersburg Campaign), 1864-1865 1
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Cocke Family 1
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Dimmock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles Henry, 1831-1873 1
Dimmock, Charles, d. 1863 1